A unified model of internet scale alerting services
Hinze, Annika ;  Faensen, Daniel ;  Universität <Berlin, Freie Universität> / Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik

Main titleA unified model of internet scale alerting services
AuthorHinze, Annika
AuthorFaensen, Daniel
InstitutionUniversität <Berlin, Freie Universität> / Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik
No. of Pages19 S.
Series Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik : Ser. B, Informatik ; 99,15
Classification (DDC)004 Data processing and Computer science
AbstractIn the last years, alerting systems have gained strengthened attention. Several
systems have been implemented. For the evaluation and cooperation of these
systems, the following problems arise: The systems and their models are not compatible,
and existing models are only appropriate for a subset of conceivable application
domains. Due to modeling differences, a simple integration of different
alerting systems is impossible. What is needed, is a unified model that covers the
whole variety of alerting service applications.
This paper provides a unified model for alerting services that captures the special
constraints of most application domains. The model can serve as a basis for
an evaluation of alerting service implementations.
In addition to the unified model, we define a general profile structure by which
clients can specify their interest. This structure is independent of underlying profile
definition languages. To eliminate drawbacks of the existing non-cooperating
solitary services we introduce a new technique, the Mediating Alerting Service
(MediAS). It establishes the cooperation of alerting services in an hierarchical and
parallel way.
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FU DepartmentDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science
Other affiliation(s)Institut für Informatik
Year of publication1999
Type of documentWorking paper
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